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Colossians Bible Study – Chapter 1 Part 23

The Purpose Revealed



Colossians 1:17 (KJB) And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

Jesus Christ’s eternality is clearly in view. The thought simply is that before anything was, He was. He is the eternal predecessor of all. He always has been. Also by him all things consist.  Implied is how the universe in its entirety holds its stability, order, and even integrity in Christ. Whether it is the planetary or the atom, Jesus Christ is the glue which holds the universe together.

Hebrews 1:3 (KJB) Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

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